During the fourth quarter of 2008, Whatcom Educational Credit Union donated more than $12,000 to local non-profits.
The non-profits receiving the donations include Whatcom Day Academy, Sustainable Connections, Ferndale Food Bank, Sumas Youth & Community Services, GRADS Teen Parent Program, Bellingham/Whatcom Project Homeless Connect, and the Center for Local Self-Reliance, Kids' Council NW. In total, the donations reached $12,105.
The Social Responsibility Committee oversees WECU's monetary donations and participation in volunteer projects. WECU's Social Responsibility Committee supports education, health and community-related projects, actively seeking those that address acute community concerns such as violence, homelessness and drug abuse.
For information on submission deadlines or donation applications visit wecu.com.
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